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SRK-Raveena get back for old time's sake

January 19, 2004 14:45 IST

Shah Rukh Khan and Raveena Tandon in Zamana DeewanaThe promos of Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke are all over Indian television. The reason the film is attracting any attention is because it stars Shah Rukh Khan and Raveena Tandon.

Directed by Ritesh Nayyar, the film has been in the making for a decade, and wears an old, dated look. Remember how SRK looked in Chamatkar or Raveena in Dilwale? Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke is as stale as it gets.

Buzz was that the stars are probably making a special appearance in the film. A snippet in indiafm.com refutes these rumours. The director claims that SRK and Raveena are the lead players and not guest actors in his romantic drama.

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It may be recalled that SRK and Raveena co-starred as reel life sweethearts in Ramesh Sippy's super flop, Zamaana Deewana.

Aamir to work with Aks director?

In 2001, Rakesh Mehra made his directorial debut with the impressive Aks featuring Amitabh Bachchan in a ferocious avatar. The supernatural thriller also portrayed its other actors like Manoj Bajpai and Raveena Tandon in an unusual manner.

Aamir KhanFlash-forward to 2004, Mehra is working on three scripts. For one of the scripts, the filmmaker plans to cast Aamir Khan in the lead, reports b4utv.com. Khan who believes in doing one film at a time is working on Ketan Mehta's ambitious period drama, The Rising.

Initially, Mehra was planning to cast Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan together in Samjhauta Express. But the prospect of the film taking off seems unlikely. The website quoted him saying, "Looking at the current scenario I don't think I can make this venture." Meanwhile, the father-son duo will be seen together for the first time in AB Corp's Ranveer, to be directed by Rajkumar Santoshi.

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GovindaGovinda teams up with Chunky Pandey, his co-star of the super hit, Aankhen.

Made under the banner of Govinda Entertainment No 1, his home production will be directed by brother Kirti Kumar.

Kumar directed Govinda earlier in films like Hatya, Radha Ka Sangam, Aunty No 1 and the recent Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai.

Titled Sukh, the comedy has Aarti Chhabria and Preeti Jhangiani playing the romantic leads.

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